Biddeford, ME. (January 8) -- The Saint Anselm Hawks men's ice hockey team completed a weekend sweep in Maine this afternoon after defeating the University of New England 6-2. Timothy King (Weymouth, Mass.) and Nick Wheeler (Nashua, N.H.) each scored twice.
Paul Snell (Groton, Mass.) got the scoring going for the Hawks with 96 seconds left in the first period.
In the second period, King got his first goal to make the score 2-0 with 11 minutes left. Tucker Mullin (Andover, Mass.) and Ryan Holley (Owings, Md.) collected assists on the play. Jack Nolin (Somersworth, N.H.) got UNE on the board 33 second after King's goal. After Snell's game winner, Sean Sullivan (Worcester, Mass.) scored UNE's second goal of the period with 4:16 remaining to make the score 3-2. King scored his second goal less than two minutes later to give the Hawks a 4-2 lead going into the second intermission.
Mullin got his second point of the contest on a goal with 12:58 left on the clock in the third period. Wheeler and Alex Pascal (Blue Bell, Pa.) assisted on the goal for Saint Anselm. King finished off his hat trick with 9:23 left in the game.
Robert Kang (Glen Rock, N.J.) made 23 saves in the game.
The Hawks put a season high 64 shots on target.
Saint Anselm will take the ice again on Friday, January 14th against Saint Michael's College at home in the Sullivan Arena at 7:00 pm.